This arresting installment of "Nova" delivers a minute-by-minute account of Hurricane Katrina's destruction. Viewers will learn what made Katrina so lethal and why the event caused unparalleled devastation. The program presents riveting eyewitness reports about what occurred during the storm -- which was powerful in the face of planning and a sophisticated flood-protection system -- and state-of-the-art graphic imagery.
This four-part historical drama follows the end of Catherine the Great's reign and her affair with Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin that helped shape the future of Russian politics.
After the Storm: The Long Road Back is a series of ten unique reports about New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Brian Williams and the NBC Nightly News team tackles racial and class aspects of the Hurricane Katrina story.